Just a Boy

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Just a Boy
Studio album by Leo Sayer
Released October 1974
Recorded 1974
Genre Soft rock
Length 38:04
Label Chrysalis Records (UK)
Warner Bros. Records (USA)
Producer David Courtney and Adam Faith
Leo Sayer chronology
Silverbird
(1973)
Just a Boy
(1974)
Another Year
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau C+[2]

Just a Boy is the second album by English singer-songwriter, Leo Sayer, and was released in 1974.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Leo Sayer and David Courtney.

  1. "Telepath" – 3:12
  2. "Train" – 4:25
  3. "The Bells of St Mary's" – 3:36
  4. "One Man Band" – 3:35
  5. "In My Life" – 3:23
  6. "When I Came Home This Morning" – 5:17
  7. "Long Tall Glasses" – 3:19
  8. "Another Time" – 3:26
  9. "Solo" – 3:59
  10. "Giving it All Away" – 3:52

Personnel[edit]

[3]

Cover art[edit]

The cover is a painting by Humphrey Butler-Bowden.[3] It is a tribute to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's artwork for his famous novella The Little Prince.

Production[edit]

  • Producers: David Courtney, Adam Faith

[3]

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1975 Pop Albums 16

UK Albums Chart (United Kingdom)

Year Chart Position
1974 UK Albums Chart 4

Singles[edit]

Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1975 "Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)" Pop Singles 9
1975 "One Man Band" Pop Singles 96

UK Singles Chart (United Kingdom)

Year Single Chart Position
1974 "Long Tall Glasses" UK Singles Chart 4
1974 "One Man Band" UK Singles chart 6

[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (March 17, 1975). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice (New York). Retrieved April 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Allmusic album credits
  4. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. p. 483. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.